Jane Barter


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Dr. Jane Barter will deliver a free public lecture entitled "The Queen of the Sciences: Christian Theology and the Idea of a University  from Aquinas to Newman and Beyond.” This lecture will take place on May 1st at 4:00 in 2M70.

Dr.  Barter  is originally from Antigonish, Nova Scotia. She earned her BA in English at Dalhousie (1991), her Master’s degree from the Atlantic School of Theology (1994), and her PhD from the University of St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto (2004).  Her research interests include Christian political thought, feminist theory, and continental philosophy of religion. She is particularly interested in the manner in which religions can give rise to social and political change. She is author of Lord, Giver of Life (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006) and Thinking Christ: Christology and Contemporary Critics (Fortress Press, 2011). Barter  has also edited two scholarly volumes: The Future of Theological Education in Canada (Toronto Journal of Theology, 2008) and Kenneth Hamilton’s The Doctrine of Humanity in the Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2013).

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